3QF, Merchantville, NJ, 1916


This drawing of a well equipped amateur station of a century ago appeared in QST, May 1916. It shows the station of J. Donald Haig of Merchantville, N.J.  The sketch, drawn by Mr. Haig, shows the sending set containing Leyden jar condensers, rotary spark gap, and large oscillation transformer.  The receiver is shown to the left.

QST didn’t give Mr. Haig’s call sign, but according to the 1916 call book, the call was 3QF, and the station was located at 118 E. Maple Avenue in Merchantville.


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